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13 States Soar to New Home-Price Highs

More than a dozen states saw home prices accelerate in June to record-level highs, according to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, which dates back to January 1976. Year-over-year...

Where the Priciest, Cheapest New Homes Are

If you want to build a new home in the Northeast, you could be paying some of the highest costs in the country, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders,...

RU Grads Set New Standard for Industry

Now that the first class of graduates from REALTOR® University’s Master of Real Estate program have earned their degrees, the path has been paved for REALTORS® everywhere to...

Texas Oil Boom Brings Rush of New Residents

More Americans are heading South — to Texas, in particular. The horizontal drilling and fracking boom has helped to double oil production in Texas in the last three years. The state...

New Freddie Index Gauges ‘Normal’ Markets

The nation’s housing market is improving, based on a three-month trend, and is inching closer to a stable range — but it still has a ways to go, according to an inaugural index by...

Is New Loan Rule Nudging Borrowers to Lie?

While mortgage application fraud has dropped 5.6 percent year-over-year, the industry is seeing a rise in income-based fraud, according to CoreLogic findings. CoreLogic officials say...

New Computer Virus Could Wipe Out Your Files

You’re surfing the Internet when your browser suddenly crashes. A message then appears saying that your files are encrypted. If you want to access them again, the message says,...

New Sign of Housing Recovery’s Hold?

Out of 350 metros across the country, 52 have returned to or exceeded their pre-recession levels, according to a new index debuted by the National Association of Home Builders and...

Mortgage Fraud Down, But New Schemes Arise

Mortgage fraud dropped 5.6 percent in the second quarter from a year earlier, with about 0.8 percent of mortgage applications, or 19,700, identified as having a high risk of fraud,...

New Certification for Relocating Military Families

The National Association of REALTORS®’ Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council has debuted a new certification to help real estate professionals better meet the unique needs of...